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Lynx Constellation
Constellation Lynx the Lynx

Lynx, the Lynx (Lyn)  

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The constellation of Lynx, the Lynx, is best viewed in Spring during the month of March. It's brightest star is Alpha Lyncis at magnitude 3.14. The boundary of the Lynx constellation contains 6 stars that host known exoplanets.

      1. Pronunciation:
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      1. Meaning:
      2. Lynx
      1. Genitive:
      2. Lyncis
      1. Abbreviation:
      2. Lyn
      1. Constellation Family:
      2. Ursa Major
      1. Hemisphere:
      2. Northern
      1. Quadrant:
      2. NQ2
      1. Best viewing month*:
      2. March
      1. Right Ascension (avg):
      2. 7h 44m
      1. Declination (avg):
      2. 47° 50'
      1. Brightest star:
      2. Alpha Lyncis  (3.14m)
      1. Stars with planets:
      2. 6

    * For southern latitudes, flip the season listed. For example, if a constellation is listed as best viewed in the summer in the month of July, in the southern hemisphere the constellation would be best viewed in the winter in January and would be upside-down.

    ** Circumpolar constellations are visible year-round in the hemisphere listed (and not at all in the opposite).